|''Cavalcade of Stars'' - 26 August 1950|
An episode of the DuMont Network series "Cavalcade of Stars" starring Jackie Gleason. Special guests: Bert Wheeler and Vivian Blaine. Please forgive the awful picture quality, as well as the very weak writing: At first, they didn't know what to do with Gleason. The writing improved considerably in later episodes, added with an increased emphasis on Gleason.
Keywords: Cavalcade of Stars; Jackie Gleason; DuMont Network; DuMont Television Network; Classic TV; Television; Bert Wheeler; Vivian Blaine; June Taylor Dancers, Bad Picture Quality; Crappy Picture Quality
|''Cavalcade of Stars'' - 2 September 1950, 19 August 1950|
The surviving footage from two episodes of DuMont's variety series "Cavalcade of Stars" starring Jackie Gleason. To my knowledge, neither episode survives complete. Please forgive the very poor picture quality. Guest include: vaudeville duo Smith & Dale, singer Gracie Barrie, singer Donald Richards, pianist Victor Borge, and Frances Langford. Gleason barely appears in the surviving footage. The picture quality from a worn-out tape is so horrible that your eyes will bleed and you will want your e...
Keywords: Cavalcade of Stars; Jackie Gleason; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; DuMont Network; DuMont Television Network; Bad Picture Quality; Crappy Picture Quality; My Eyes are Bleeding; Variety Series; Variety Show; Old; Smith & Dale; June Taylor Dancers